National / International News

Campaign to stop attacks on schools

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.

Ivanovic makes short work of Vekic

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
Former champion Ana Ivanovic advances to the French Open fourth round with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Croatia's Donna Vekic.

Marine unit in search for man, 71

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:36
Marine unit officers and volunteers are helping in the search for a south Wales pensioner who has gone missing on the Isle of Wight.

India's economy surges by 7.5%

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:31
India's economy grew 7.5% in the three months to March, above expectations and outpacing China's economic expansion for the second straight quarter.

Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:23

Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.

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Fish fossils found by 'creationist'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:14
A man from Calgary reported to be a committed creationist finds five fish fossils dating back 60 million years whilst digging a basement.

Bomb attack at Saudi Arabia mosque

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing at least four people.

Girl, 4, 'was stabbed by father'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A girl who was seriously injured in an incident that left a man dead was reportedly stabbed by her father, neighbours say.

Corfu mother angry at shares payment

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:00
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.

Porn, adware found on FBI web domain

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:50
Porn and adwarehave briefly taken over several web domains formerly owned by the FBI and used them to direct people to adware and malware sites.

Woman's body exhumed over test errors

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
A mother speaks of her grief at seeing her daughter's body exhumed a year after her death because of post-mortem examination errors.

UK assessing Fifa allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
Serious Fraud Office says it is actively assessing "material in its possession" relating to Fifa corruption allegations.

Child hearing man jailed for abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:09
A former children's panel chairman is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing two boys and a young man.

VIDEO: David Cameron and Angela Merkel news conference

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:06
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a news conference following face-to-face talks.

Greek bank deposits at decade low

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:02
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.

PODCAST: FIFA sponsorship

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:00

First up, we'll talk about the New York Stock Exchange and its mid-day happy hour. Plus, we'll talk about what corporate sponsorship looks like in the wake of the arrests of several FIFA officials. 

Encryption 'key to free speech'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Encryption software that makes it hard to spy on what people do and say online is "essential" for free speech, says a UN report.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

'Sanctions needed' on sectarianism

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:59
Tougher sanctions are urgently needed to tackle sectarianism within Scottish football according to a government-commissioned study.

Amid Corruption Scandal, FIFA Will Hold Presidential Election

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-29 02:52

The Swiss Joseph "Sepp" Blatter, who has been FIFA's chief since 1998, is expected to win despite the recent arrests of leading officials. The U.S., England and others said they won't support Blatter.

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